The Splendidly Splendid sampler block two


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Now- don’t get too excited-  I'm starting off well but I'm liable not to last too well… I won’t be blogging for every block but the first few I thought I’d tell you how I made my versions and add a bit of help here for you if you are struggling or new to some of these techniques…

So the week two Free block is Milk and Cookies by Rebecca Bryant  and has a little applique and a little machine piecing.

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I traced the wedge templates onto the dull side of my applique paper and pieced them together using my English Paper piecing method – ie whip stitch.

I then glued and appliqued the centre circle on by hand.

I machine pieced the background block using Kari Carr’s Clearly Perfect Angles tool to assist – and then machine appliqued the circle to the background.

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You can find my range of fabrics here

Basically Hugs

 

and lots of Videos to help you with EPP, hand and machine applique by clicking on the images below….

epp the hugsnkissesway

Simply Applique - the Hugs 'n Kisses way

SEtting upyour Bernina 750 for invisible machine applique

 

Im up next week! so watch this space (blog) and Instagram for some chances to win!!!

hugs for today

Helen

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Written by Helen Stubbings, designer,  teacher, quilter, author, mum and mad stitcher.
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